VACAYA LUXE CENTRAL AMERICA CRUISE ON PONANT LE BELLOT
MAR 7-17, 2023

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The Vacayans are hard at work planning each and every detail of this amazing cruise. And of course, we’re super excited to share many of those details with you along the way. As we have new information to share, you’ll find it here.

We’ll also house an email archive on this page, too. This archive will feature all the trip-specific communications we have with you throughout your pre-cruise experience with us. That way, if you happen to lose a general email somewhere along the way, you’ll be able to find it right here.

And from cocktail party themes and entertainment previews, VACAYA’s mission is to give you everything you need with plenty of time to ensure a totally stress-free experience. Get ready for your vacaya!

We’re often asked, “What should we expect from a VACAYA Luxe experience?” Our Luxe vacations are an unapologetically exclusive celebration of the wonders of our planet – welcoming to all, of course, but built for discerning travelers seeking intimate experiences, splendid accommodations, and unparalleled service. They’ll reach the far corners of the globe – giving VACAYA guests an opportunity to expand their horizons in completely new ways.

The VACAYA Luxe rhythm is… Bold. Refined. Intimate. Exotic. Treasured. Calm. Cool. Grand. A chance to live life to the absolute fullest.


 

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AIRLINE DISCOUNTS

As a VACAYA guest, special airfare discounts are available to you for flights to San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO – 57km from Puerto Caldera) and Tambor (TMU – 37km from Puerto Caldera) and from Colón, Panama (ONX) on Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, and codeshare flights with Delta partners (must be Delta designated). The discounts are as follows:

For US and Canada flights to/from Costa Rica/Panama:

  • Receive 10% off F, J, C, D, Y, P, and I class tickets
  • Receive 5% off B, M, H, Q, K, and L class tickets
  • Receive 2% off U, T, V, and X class tickets

International flights, not including Asia/Australia:

  • Receive 10% off J, C, D, W, Y, B, and M class tickets
  • Receive 5% off I, Z, H, Q, K, L, and U class tickets
  • Receive 3% off T class tickets

International Transpacific flights from Asia/Australia:

  • Receive 20% off J, C, W, and Y class tickets
  • Receive 10% off D, I, B, M, H, Q, and K class tickets
  • Receive 5% off Z, L, U, and T class tickets
  • Receive 3% off X and V class tickets

International Transpacific flights from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND):

  • Receive 25% off J, C, W, and Y class tickets
  • Receive 15% off D, I, B, M, H, Q, and K class tickets
  • Receive 10% off Z, L, U, and T class tickets
  • Receive 8% off X and V class tickets

To make an online reservation with Delta 331 days before your last day of travel, click BOOK NOW just below:

You can also call Delta at 800.328.1111 (Monday-Friday, 7am-7:30pm Central Time). Be sure to use Meeting Code NMUKW when making your flight bookings via phone. Please note there is no ticketing charge for working with a live Delta agent to book your flights.

Discounts will be available for flights to/from Central America February 26-March 27, 2022.

CURRENCY

The currencies you’ll encounter on this voyage are as follows:

Costa Rica – Costa Rican Colon
1 USD = 624 Colon
1 Colon = 0.0016 USD

Panama – Panamanian Balboa
1 USD = 1 Balboa
1 Balboa = 1 USD

Colombia – Colombian Peso
1 USD = 3858 Pesos
1 Peso = 0.00026 USD

American Express, MasterCard, and Visa are widely accepted. You’ll find that ATMs are readily available in the airports and in the city centers. US dollars are also widely accepted throughout Costa Rica and Panama, but keep an eye on the exchange rates – they can fluctuate wildly.

EMAIL ARCHIVE

All emails to our Booked Guests will be available here.

HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS

Our recommended pre-cruise hotels in San Jose are the Park Inn by Radisson San Jose and the Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica.

Our recommended post-cruise hotel in Colón, Panama is Radisson Colon 2,000 Hotel & Casino.

To take advantage of the VACAYA savings, follow these simple instructions:

  • Go to https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/
  • Choose your destination and travel dates
  • Under “Special rates” select “Travel agency ID” from the dropdown menu
  • Enter code 33584202
  • Click SEARCH
  • You’re now on your way to SAVINGS as you take advantage of the best rates you’ll find anywhere!

Rates for the time period of our trip are typically loaded into Radisson’s system around 11 months prior.